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Struggling with healthy eating

Friday, November 15, 2013

I'm struggling lately with making good food choices. I haven't been writing down my challenges in my journal. I have hated food shopping lately. I don't feel like cooking. The good news in all of this is that even though I'm not doing as well as I was before, I'm not doing terribly. I still make better choices than before. I'm eating more vegetables. I'm eating less junk.

I am going to focus on getting some recipes for quick, healthy meals that I can make when I'm tired. I'm also going to get back to my journal. When I write in there about my food struggles, it helps me to make better choices.
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RUDITUDI2000 11/27/2013 10:51AM

    Sounds like you are making great strides with your eating long term! Just jump back in, some moments are better than others, you can do this! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GGJUNEBUG 11/18/2013 2:23PM

    Yeah, I agree about having some quick meals to reach to when you're tired: that has been a similar struggle for me as well. I've stocked up on bags of spinach which is one vegetable I could eat raw or sauteed in butter in a pan which will give me my daily portion of vegetables. I also have chicken strips by Perdue which could be microwaved, and some chicken/turkey cold cuts for sandwiches.

What to do? Am often on the go.

Have a good week! Good luck with making your food choices. You're doing good.

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GAILANN48 11/16/2013 5:01AM

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It sounds as if you've acknowledged where you are, answered your own questions, and have a sound plan! It doesn't get any better! We really are our own best teachers, aren't we?
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FAVALL 11/15/2013 8:21PM

    We all get in the dumps and aren't inspired with food from time to time. Recommend making some healthy freezer meals for days when you don't feel like cooking. I also like to use a crock pot so its started in the morning before I get exhausted from my afternoon workout. A refreshing smoothie with extra protein (powder or yogurt) will fit the need and won't come with any guilt. Food is fuel. Gp burn some calories and you'll be more likely to stick to choosing healthy food fuel options so that you aren't wasting all that hard workout effort.

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 11/15/2013 6:58PM

    sounds like a good plan!

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REBIRTHDIVA 11/15/2013 5:22PM

    don't beat yourself up. this is a process. some days are better than others. i know when i'm struggling writing it out in my journal really helps me.

be kind and loving to yourself every day. you are worthy. you deserve it!
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EBURGITE 11/15/2013 3:55PM

    best of all to you. emoticon

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